A minor earthquake magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 11:24:33 / December 25, 2019 @ 11:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.52764893° West, 35.89669418° North. Id of earthquake: ok2019zeyr. Event ids that are associated: ok2019zeyr. The 3.74-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:24:33 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yukon, Enid, Piedmont. Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Piedmont (c. 5 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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